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It's seven o'clock in the morning, and the gathering crowd already boasts a few dozen hardy souls. By the time sales actually commence in a few hours, there will be many times that number standing patiently in a line that will snake from the door down the block and likely around the corner. Welcome to the world of one-off beers.
On 29 July, Anheuser-Busch InBev's intended acquisition of SABMiller overcame two major hurdles - clearance from the Chinese authorities and confirmation that SABMiller's board would recommend the new offer of GBP45 per share.
"If you Brexit, you fix it," was the joke doing the rounds after the UK voted to leave the European Union. But is it too late to fix Anheuser-Busch InBev's takeover of SABMiller?
Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a 40% drop in profits for the first six months of the year. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region. All figures are organic.
Last weekend, news broke of yet another craft brewery acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev. This time, however, it was not in the US but in Italy.
Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, is one of the figureheads of the US craft beer scene. The Delaware-based firm's tagline is "Off-centred ales for off-centred people". Here Calagione, also a TV star, explains Dogfish's future plans, his attitude to the big brewers and why US craft brewery closures are inevitable.
Anheuser-Busch InBev is to pay a US$6m fine after US authorities ruled that an Indian unit of the brewer had violated a corrupt practices act in India and "chilled" a whistleblower.
South African conglomerate Remgro has said it is considering a move for SABMiller's stake in wine and spirits group Distell.
SABMiller's shareholders have given Anheuser-Busch InBev the green light to complete its takeover of the UK-headquartered brewer, in what will be the third-largest acquisition in corporate history.
Anhesuer-Busch InBev has said its shareholders have approved the acquisition of SABMiller, moving the deal a step closer to next month's scheduled completion.
An analyst has said that PepsiCo's beverage unit may be a more realistic target for Anheuser-Busch InBev than The Coca-Cola Co, as the brewer is expected to look outside of beer for its next acquisition.
The UK's Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Good Beer Guide editor has slammed global brewers for "muscling in" on the craft sector in the UK.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has lined up the appointment of Peter Filipovic as head of operations in Australia upon completion of its purchase of SABMiller.
The US arm of Anheuser-Busch InBev has made another addition to its craft portfolio, acquiring the SpikedSeltzer brand in the country.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has confirmed that Belgian brewery Bosteels is to join its European portfolio.
The US Justice Department's anti-trust division has said it will monitor Anheuser-Busch InBev's craft acquisitions as well as its distribution obligations, as the division looks to preserve competition in the beer industry.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has launched a team-specific American football campaign for its Bud Light brand in the US.
Anheuser-Busch InBev is to start cutting 5,500 jobs from its combined global workforce once it completes its takeover of SABMiller.
Craft Brew Alliance has strengthened its tie-up with major shareholder Anheuser-Busch InBev, which could see the brewing giant launch a takeover within the next three years.
SABMiller’s shareholders will be split into two camps to vote next month on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s proposed takeover.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has joined Molson Coors in launching new on-premise glassware for the UK designed to offer consumers a better pour.
Anheuser-Busch InBev's executive committee will retain only one SABMiller employee as it prepares a clear-out of the takeover target's staff and global offices.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has said it expects to close the purchase of SABMiller on 10 October.
SABMiller has said its board intends to recommend Anheuser-Busch InBev's revised offer of GBP45 per share.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has received conditional approval from China's Ministry of Commerce for the purchase of SABMiller.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has reported a marked drop in first-half net profits as the company battled unfavourable currency translations and costs from its proposed SABMiller takeover.
SABMiller has put its integration talks with Anheuser-Busch InBev on hold, just-drinks understands.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has upped its offer for SABMiller to GBP79bn (US$103bn) after investor pressure forced it to sweeten its terms.
As Anheuser-Busch InBev picks up yet another craft brewer ahead of the festive season, you have to wonder about its seemingly scattergun acquisitions strategy. Did the management team get one of those “Beers of the World” boxes at the office Christmas party?
With the Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller deal nicely on its way, the real business can begin in earnest - thinking up a new company name.
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